I know little of quantum physics, so even though it sounds weird to me, I would have no basis to reject it. I suspect, like me, you too know little of quantum physics and like me you would have no basis with which to reject it, same with relativity and atomic theory - as laymen, we don't really understand these subjects so we have no basis from which to refute them.
So why is evolution different? Why, of all the sciences does evolution stand alone as the one that lay people think they can dispute without studying the subject?
I am not being disrespectful, it is an interesting question.
I think that their is a lot of misunderstanding of evolution in popular culture and even within the scientific community.
My 15yo daughters BIOLOGY teacher said to her that in the future humans will have shortened necks and flat thumbs because of them hunching over computers and cellphones while typing. A complete misunderstanding of evolution from someone with degree in biology! It is equivalent to a physics teacher saying that the speed of light is 30mph.
I think the elephant in the room is religion. From your posts dave, I can guess with reasonable certainty that you are a christian creationist and you live in the US.
How could I know this when you have spoken only of science and have not mentioned religion?
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